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I am using emacs-24.3, which comes with python.el and IPython support out of the box (or so they say).
Is there documentation for this mode? Where can I find it?
You can visit the file python.el.gz which defines the mode doing M-xfind-libraryRETpythonRET. The commentary at the beginning of the file is pretty comprehensive.
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